Feb. 18, 2010 Chattanooga Hamilton County Tennessee, USA
Aaron Rufus Cash, 82, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, February 18, 2010.
He was born December 9, 1927, in Gainesville, Ga.
Aaron had been a member of Highland Park Baptist Church for 42 years, where he had served in the Prison Ministry and Nursing Home Ministry of the Church. A devoted husband and father, he was a veteran of the Korean War, attended Tennessee Temple Bible college and was retired from Roper Corp.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Lou Ella Cash; his brothers, Frank Cash, Carl Cash; his sisters, Mary Louise Cash, Irma Cash, Grace Cash, Lillian Cantrell; and great-grandson, Aaron Lee Blackwell.
Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Bonnie Moore Cash; two daughters, Angela (Randy) Ellis, of Chattanooga, Joy (Oscar) Payne, of Louisville, Ky.; son, Anthony Cash, of Chattanooga; two sisters, Ruth Brownlow, of Gainesville, and Francis Vernon, of Atlanta; three grandsons, Tyler (Samantha) Blackwell of Louisville, Ky., and Garrett and Grant Ellis, of Chattanooga; two granddaughters, Nina (Jeremy) McDougal, of Chattanooga, and Lauren Ellis, of Chattanooga; four great-grandchildren, Courtney Blackwell, Aidan Blackwell, Abigail McDougal and Bentley McDougal, and soon to be Adrianna Hope Blackwell; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday, February 22, 2010, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Rev. Lloyd Workman officiating.
Visitation will be Monday from 9-9:45 a.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements are J. Avery Bryan Funeral Home, 1914 McCallie Ave., Chattanooga, TN (corner of McCallie Avenue and Beech Street).